Not only did Abdul give us just a little hope that she could come back — even if it's only one episode — but she later takes the time with the late night host to recreate her famous Opposites Attract video — and yes Corden dresses up as the animated cat!
Ch-ch-check out Abdul teasing the world with her return and show that she's still got the moves in her '80s recreation!
Former exec producer Nigel Lythgoe believes the time was right to pull the plug. He said:
"I'm grateful they decided to pull it. I'm likening it to a heavyweight boxer. You have to know when to quit. You don't want all these young kids coming along and knocking you out and taking all the credit. When you have been such a heavy puncher."
Nigel left the show to create So You Think You Can Dance, which this season adds former Idol judge Paula Abdul to its ranks!
So what does Paula think about the end of an era? She said:
We caught up with one of our favorite celebrity choreographers at EDGE Performing Arts Centerin Hollywood, and we were completely blown away by Sheryl and her dancers' rendition of Paula Abdul's Cold Hearted!
On Monday's show, the beloved host had star Dennis Quaid on to talk about the movie, which she said she absolutely loved. But she also took a moment to address the (probably abused) elephant in the room, asking the Parent Trap star to comment on the controversy.
Dennis talked about his own experience on set, which sounded a far cry different from the second unit video, saying: